Global patent index - EP 1027555 A1

EP 1027555 A1 2000-08-16 - ILLUMINATED DISPLAY DEVICE

Title (en)

ILLUMINATED DISPLAY DEVICE

Title (de)

BELEUCHTUNG FÜR ANZEIGEVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'AFFICHAGE LUMINEUX

Publication

EP 1027555 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 98945360 A

Priority

  • FR 9802036 W
  • FR 9712006 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2769113A1] The invention concerns an illuminated display device comprising a translucent element whereon are arranged displays, the translucent element being fixed, at least at one of its edges, to a frame (2) containing means (16) for emitting a light radiation into the thickness of the translucent element and through the edge thereof, the frame (2) comprising means (10) for powering the means (16) emitting light radiation. The invention is characterised in that the translucent element consists of two translucent panels (3A, 3B) comprising, on one (13A, 13B) of their surfaces (13A, 13B, 23A, 23B) printed zones with variable reflecting power, distributed according to a predetermined law ensuring a homogeneous distribution of the light emitted by the emitting means (16) in the entire translucent element, the two translucent panels (3A, 3B) being joined such that the surfaces (13A, 13B) provided with zones having variable reflecting power are in contact with each other, at least one of the two free surfaces (23A, 23B) of the jointed panels constituting a surface for arranging a display (7) to be illuminated.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F21V 8/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 8/00 (2006.01); G02B 6/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G02B 6/0043 (2013.01); G02B 6/0088 (2013.01); G02B 6/0091 (2013.01); G02B 6/0061 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9917053A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

FR 2769113 A1 19990402; FR 2769113 B1 20021129; AU 9270398 A 19990423; EP 1027555 A1 20000816; WO 9917053 A1 19990408

INPADOC legal status

2002-09-04 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020301

2001-05-30 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17Q

- Effective date: 20010417

2000-08-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000602

2000-08-16 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE